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1935: Jesse Owens set six athletics world records in 45 minutes at Ann Arbor, Michigan. His long jump record stood for 25 years. 1965: Muhammad Ali made light work of his first defence of the world heavyweight boxing crown, knocking out Sonny Liston in the first round. 1967: Celtic became the first British club to win the European Cup, beating Inter Milan 2-1 in Lisbon. 1977: Liverpool won their first European Cup, beating Borussia Monchengladbach 3-1 in Rome.

2003: Rangers won the Scottish Premier League title on goal difference from Celtic after a 6-1 win over Dunfermline. 2004: Fabrice Santoro defeated Arnaud Clement 6-4 6-3 6-7 (5/7) 3-6 16-14 in the French Open. The clash lasted more than six and a half hours, the longest match in tennis history at the time.
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Publication:Birmingham Mail (England)
Date:May 25, 2013
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